(reprinted from ...)Curtis Johnson, Leroy Fleming, and Donald Tillery (all members of Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers) have released a new single. Listen for Eternity Volume One, with two cuts on it. You'll get "Black Boy", and "Just Gimme That Greenback Dollar Bill". The vinyl is being released on the Advance Record International, based in Clinton, MD. "Black Boy" was recorded in the beginning of the year at Omega Recording, they then switched to Cue Recording where they finished it all up. Curtis Johnson raps, plays piano, Hammond organ, bass pedals, keyboards, electronic drums and percussion. Is there anything missing? Tommy Croson is on "Black Boy", he plays guitar and contributes vocals. Also contributing to the song is C. Tate, and production is being handled by Chris Murphy. "Greenback Dollar Bill was also recorded at Omega, and includes the talents of Skip Fennell on keys, Denise Simms on vocals, and Jerry Wilder, Bryan Smith, and Chris Murphy, all of whom contributed to the production of the songs. Eternity: Volume I is now available throughout the District, and a couple of other places.
Popular Washington D.C. area singer/songwriter Curtis Johnson, member of Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers, has released his first twelve-inch long playing single recording entitled "Just Gimme That Greenback Dollar Bill", on the Advance Record label.
Since the release of this first album, Johnson has been spending time writing and performing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan ara.
"Greenback Dollar Bill" was recorded in June at Omega Recording Studio in Rockville, Maryland. Johnson, who does the Lead Vocal, Background Vocals, and plays Hammond organ, bass synthesizer, electronic drums, and keyboard is joined for the album by Tommy Croson (electronic guitar), Skip Fennell (Keyboard), and Denise Simms (background vocal). The production is by Curtis Johnson with assistance from Jerry Wilder and engineering by Brian Smith and Chris Murphy.
"Greenback Dollar Bill" is available in record stores throughout the Washington Area, as well as at performances and by mail order from Advance Records at 7434 Old Alexander Ferry Road, Clinton, Maryland 20735. Place orders by phone at (301) 894-0033 or (301) 868-0320.